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Descriptor English: Bacterial Toxins
Descriptor Spanish: Toxinas Bacterianas
Descriptor toxinas bacterianas
Entry term(s) toxina bacteriana
Scope note: Sustancias tóxicas formadas en las bacterias o elaboradas por ellas. Suelen ser proteínas con gran peso molecular y antigenicidad; algunas se usan como antibióticos y otras para realizar pruebas cutáneas para determinar la presencia de ciertas enfermedades o la propensión para padecerlas.
Descriptor Portuguese: Toxinas Bacterianas
Descriptor French: Toxines bactériennes
Entry term(s): Bacterial Toxin
Toxin, Bacterial
Toxins, Bacterial
Tree number(s): D23.946.123
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001427
Scope note: Toxic substances formed in or elaborated by bacteria; they are usually proteins with high molecular weight and antigenicity; some are used as antibiotics and some to skin test for the presence of or susceptibility to certain diseases.
Annotation: general or unspecified: prefer specifics; coordinate IM with specific bacterium (IM); / antag permitted but consider also ANTITOXINS
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Bacteria (1966-1976)
Toxins (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note: 77
History Note: 77; was NON MESH before 1977
Entry Version: BACT TOXINS
DeCS ID: 1450
Unique ID: D001427
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Bacterial Toxins - Preferred
Concept UI M0002131
Scope note Toxic substances formed in or elaborated by bacteria; they are usually proteins with high molecular weight and antigenicity; some are used as antibiotics and some to skin test for the presence of or susceptibility to certain diseases.
Preferred term Bacterial Toxins
Entry term(s) Bacterial Toxin
Toxin, Bacterial
Toxins, Bacterial



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